Arleigh Johnson

About me

My interests vary, but I’ve found a particular delight in Regency era lately, and my favorite Plaidy novels are the Georgian series. I’ve been posting book reviews at Historical-Fiction.com since 2007, and my Jean Plaidy fan site, Royal-Intrigue.net, has recently had a makeover with much information added.

From my website

upcoming: The King’s Curse (Cousins’ War) by Philippa Gregory

The King’s Curse (Cousins’ War) by Philippa Gregory BOOK DESCRIPTION: “Regarded as yet another threat to the volatile King Henry VII’s claim to the throne, Margaret Pole, cousin to Elizabeth of York (known as the White Princess) and daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, is married off to a steady…

new: Wars of the Roses: Stormbird by Conn Iggulden

b>Wars of the Roses: Stormbird by Conn Iggulden BOOK DESCRIPTION: “In 1437, the Lancaster king Henry VI ascends the throne of England after years of semi-peaceful regency. Named “The Lamb,” Henry is famed more for his gentle and pious nature than his father’s famous battlefield exploits; already, his dependence on…

upcoming: Juliet’s Nurse by Lois Leveen

Juliet’s Nurse by Lois Leveen BOOK DESCRIPTION: “An enthralling new telling of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet—told from the perspective of Juliet’s nurse. In Verona, a city ravaged by plague and political rivalries, a mother mourning the death of her day-old infant enters the household of the powerful Cappelletti family to…

 
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